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Dec 10, 2013 7:00am EST
situation in new jersey. president obama is in south africa attending services for nelson mandela. some headlines on that. stadium hi at a soccer in johannesburg, where the services would take place. president obama spoke an hour ago. i want to play you a little bit of what he said. [video clip] >> i have fought against white domination and black domination. i cherish the ideal of a democratic and free society in which all persons live together in harmony. it is an ideal which i hope to live for and to achieve. but it is an ideal for which i am prepared to die. [che mandela taught us the power of action and also the power of ideals. the importance of reason and argument, the need to study who you agree with but those who you do not agree with. he understood that ideas cannot be contained by prison walls, extinguished by a sniper's bullet. he turned it into an indictment of apartheid because of his passion and because of his training as an advocate. he used decades of prison to sharpen his arguments and to spread his thirst for knowledge for others in the movement. theearned the la
Dec 6, 2013 7:00am EST
of his example. the associated press is reporting a president obama will travel to south africa for the funeral surfaces of nelson mandela. details are still pending. we will hear more later in the day. this is from "usa today." death of a giant. nelson mandela, whose successful struggle against south africa's system of racial segregation and discrimination made him a global symbol for the cause of human rights. caller: i would like to thank you for acknowledging nelson mandela's life. i want to say that it is a privilege to know that in this day and time that we did have someone who would risk his life for freedom. i understand what the young man was saying about the man who died who was the first man to the moon. that is an honor as well. been unders have oppression for a long time. we live on earth. it is those on earth who need to reconcile. we need to come together. it is an honor to know that god put a man on art such as nelson mandela. an honor to know that god put a man on earth such as nelson mandela. though we may be oppressed, we will overcome. i am proud to know that thi
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